NTPC Plans 50-Megawatt Solar Power Project in Madhya Pradesh

State-run NTPC Ltd., India’s biggest power producer, plans to build a 50-megawatt solar photovoltaic plant in Madhya Pradesh state, it said in an e-mail today.

The plant in Rajgarh is expected to start operating in 2013. NTPC has signed a contract to sell power from the facility to state-run MP Power Trading Co. or MP Tradeco, it said.

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